Yesterday’s carnage at Virginia Tech University in US has shaken the entire world. It’s the deadliest campus shooting in the country’s history that has left at least 32 people dead.
Ranked 17th for an engineering school by US News and World Report, that produces well-regarded annual ratings of American universities, Virginia Tech is a favorite among Indian students.
There is in fact an Indian Students’ Association in Virginia, and its president, Ajit Pal Singh Raina is said to have confirmed that till last evening there was no report of any Indian casualty (ref: TT, Apr 17).
Here is a video of the tragic incident taken by Jamal Al Barghouti, a Virginia Tech student on his cell phone camera.